I’m sorry to post this so late. My daughter got accepted to her first choice college today and our house has been a chaotic celebration as a result!
But here it is, my Day 16 pick…
A SNICKER OF MAGIC by Natalie LLoyd!
From the Publisher:
Midnight Gulch used to be a magical place, a town where people could sing up thunderstorms and dance up sunflowers. But that was long ago, before a curse drove the magic away. Twelve-year-old Felicity knows all about things like that; her nomadic mother is cursed with a wandering heart.
But when she arrives in Midnight Gulch, Felicity thinks her luck’s about to change. A “word collector,” Felicity sees words everywhere—shining above strangers, tucked into church eves, and tangled up her dog’s floppy ears—but Midnight Gulch is the first place she’s ever seen the word “home.” And then there’s Jonah, a mysterious, spiky-haired do-gooder who shimmers with words Felicity’s never seen before, words that make Felicity’s heart beat a little faster.
Felicity wants to stay in Midnight Gulch more than anything, but first, she’ll need to figure out how to bring back the magic, breaking the spell that’s been cast over the town . . . and her mother’s broken heart.
This is another middle grade book that has been on my TBR list for a awhile. I started reading it a few days ago and I can’t put it down. I’ll let you know when I finish, but if you’re headed out to the stores this weekend, you might want to take a peek at this one. The plot is super original and the voice is amazing!